Saber Bayonet for the Confederate Cook & Brother Rifle

Description (Brief)
This saber bayonet was made for use on the Confederate Cook & Brother rifle. The hilt is marked "SUNFLOWERGUARD." The Sunflower Guards were Company I of the 21st Mississippi Infantry Regiment. The company was raised in Sunflower County, Mississippi.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1861
maker
Cook and Brother
place made
United States: Georgia
United States: Confederate States of America
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 27 1/2 in x 1 in; 10.16 cm x 69.85 cm x 2.54 cm
part: blade: 22 1/2 in; 57.15 cm
ID Number
AF.33697
catalog number
33697
accession number
70138
serial number
44
Credit Line
Estate of Cassie Mason Myers Julian-James
subject
Edged Weapons
related event
Civil War
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Civil War
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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